Entries in 'Hardware' (187)

Watch Dogs smashes UK new IP records; Wii U hardware sales up 666%

Watch Dogs smashes UK new IP records; Wii U hardware sales up 666%

Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs has become the best-selling new IP ever in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 9:38AM in News
PS4 hardware already profitable; Half of owners subscribed to PS+

PS4 hardware already profitable; Half of owners subscribed to PS+

Sony’s has bucked traditional hardware sales modelling by achieving a profit on each PS4 sold just six months after launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2014 at 3:22PM in News
Strong Q1 for GameStop thanks to next-gen success

Strong Q1 for GameStop thanks to next-gen success

Global games retailer GameStop has seen sales and earnings have shot up after an expectation-hitting Q1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2014 at 10:16AM in News
Microsoft pondered building Kinect into the Xbox One's case

Microsoft pondered building Kinect into the Xbox One's case

Microsoft even toyed with the idea of building the Kinect into the Xbox One itself, Xbox One hardware designer Carl Ledbetter has said.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 21st 2014 at 3:01PM in News

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'Atari is a hardware brand' new CEO asserts

'Atari is a hardware brand' new CEO asserts

The Atari brand means many things to many people, but above all else it remains a hardware brand.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2014 at 1:50PM in News
Microsoft announces Xbox One without Kinect

Microsoft announces Xbox One without Kinect

Microsoft today announced that it will sell the Xbox One without Kinect.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on May 13th 2014 at 4:58PM in News
Nintendo confirms it has 'clear ideas' for Wii U successor

Nintendo confirms it has 'clear ideas' for Wii U successor

Satoru Iwata has confirmed to investor that the company already knows what it has planned for its follow-up to the struggling Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2014 at 3:31PM in News
New Nintendo hardware in development for emerging markets

New Nintendo hardware in development for emerging markets

Nintendo is to develop a completely new console designed specifically to target China and other emerging economies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 11:17AM in News

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New Nintendo hardware for E3, reports claim

New Nintendo hardware for E3, reports claim

(UPDATE: Nintendo has denied the reports to both CVG and Videogamer, with a rep telling the latter: "I can confirm Nintendo is not revealing any hardware at this year's ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2014 at 9:16AM in News
Sword Art and Theatrhythm send handheld sales soaring in Japan

Sword Art and Theatrhythm send handheld sales soaring in Japan

Both 3DS and Vita saw decent upturns in unit sales last week thanks to two big new Top Ten releases, the latest Japanese sales data from Famitsu reveals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Microsoft drops Xbox 360 250 GB price in India

Microsoft drops Xbox 360 250 GB price in India

Microsoft India has announced a price drop for the 250 GB model of the Xbox 360.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Apr 28th 2014 at 2:07PM in News
Xbox hardware supplies have overtaken demand, Microsoft says

Xbox hardware supplies have overtaken demand, Microsoft says

Microsoft CFO Amy Hood has told investors that there will be a "channel inventory drawdown for Xbox consoles".

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2014 at 1:09PM in News

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Nintendo reveals exclusive Team Mario and Team Luigi Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles

Nintendo reveals exclusive Team Mario and Team Luigi Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles

Two additional Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles have been announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2014 at 2:17PM in News
An Xbox Live Gold subscription can win you prizes worth $5,000

An Xbox Live Gold subscription can win you prizes worth $5,000

Microsoft has just kicked off a massive Xbox Live promotion in India, where any Xbox Live Gold subscriber can stand to win a Gold Rush suitcase with goodies worth $5,000.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Apr 21st 2014 at 9:42AM in News
Vita back on top as Titanfall makes Famitsu's Japanese Top Ten

Vita back on top as Titanfall makes Famitsu's Japanese Top Ten

Sony’s PlayStation Vita was the best selling console in Japan last week according to the latest sales data from Famitsu.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 2:45PM in News
No PS4 restock in India till May

No PS4 restock in India till May

The PlayStation 4 has been out of stock in India since shortly after its launch in January, and any hopes of it becoming available this month are now gone.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Apr 14th 2014 at 10:00AM in News

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Borderlands 2 Vita bundle launches in May

Borderlands 2 Vita bundle launches in May

Sony has dated the Borderlands 2 Limited Edition PlayStation Vita Bundle for next month, with the standalone release of the game coming one week after.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 9th 2014 at 5:59AM in News
Xbox One: Five things Microsoft needs to do in India

Xbox One: Five things Microsoft needs to do in India

The Xbox One’s September launch for India is still quite a way off, but Microsoft is set to announce India-specific details this month. It’s the perfect time, then, to take ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Apr 7th 2014 at 1:18PM in News
Vita Football Manager Classic 2014 bundle incoming

Vita Football Manager Classic 2014 bundle incoming

Sega’s Football Manager Classic 2014 for Vita will also be available in a hardware bundle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2014 at 1:15PM in News
3DS regains lead as PS4 sales slip in Japan

3DS regains lead as PS4 sales slip in Japan

Nintendo’s 3DS is back in front in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 2:37PM in News
Pink 2DS arriving in UK next month

Pink 2DS arriving in UK next month

A pink version of Nintendo’s 2DS handheld will be released in the UK in May.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 12:12PM in News
Nvidia, Asus partner to release Battle Box gaming PCs

Nvidia, Asus partner to release Battle Box gaming PCs

PC hardware giants Nvidia and Asus have joined forces to launch five specialised gaming PCs in the Indian market.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Mar 25th 2014 at 2:31PM in News
PS4 hardware sales jump 106% on InFamous: Second Son launch

PS4 hardware sales jump 106% on InFamous: Second Son launch

The release of InFamous: Second Son has given PS4 hardware sales a big jump in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2014 at 3:35PM in News
Dark Souls II debuts at No.1 in Japan as PS4 retains hardware lead

Dark Souls II debuts at No.1 in Japan as PS4 retains hardware lead

Cult RPG game Dark Souls II has debuted at the top of the Japanese charts, the latest Famitsu sales data has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Official: Xbox One India launch in September

Official: Xbox One India launch in September

The Xbox One will go on sale in India, Microsoft has announced.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Mar 18th 2014 at 3:32PM in News